Book REVIEW: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

 INFORMATION

9780141326092-us.jpgTitle:  Beatiful Darkness
Series:  The Caster Chronicles #2
Author: Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Publisher:  Penguin
Published:  October 2010
Language:  English
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  503
ISBN: 9780141326092

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GOODREADS SYNOPSIS

Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, YA.
Average Goodreads rating: 3.85

Some loves are meant to be. Others are cursed . . .

One night in the rain, Ethan Wate opened his eyes and fell in love with Lena Duchannes. His life would never be the same.

Lena is a Caster and her family is locked in a supernatural civil war: full of darkness and demons. On her sixteenth birthday Lena made a terrifying choice, which now haunts her day and night.

And as her seventeenth birthday approaches Lena and Ethan face even greater danger. A Caster and a Mortal can never truly be together.

Every kiss is a curse.

Ethan’s next heartbeat could be his last.

It is their curse now . . .

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MY REVIEW

My Rating and General Opinion

4.25*

Nothing but a good sequel full with new characters and packed with more action!
Maybe not the most original storyline, because some things seamed repeated from other series, but still this one held my attention.

The Writing

The writing continued to be the same, not magical but still flowing.

The Story

Everything strayed in the wrong way, in the wrong time (I wasn’t in the mood)… and at the beginning I thought it was gonna be more of the same, more 17th moon, claiming…. But the heart of the the story was in the development of the characters. I found this installment had more action, adventure… and some suprises that I wasn’t expecting at all!!

The Characters

The character developments, at least for me, were natural and nothing seemed forced, except maybe a couple I liked at the beginning but found it forced at a moment in Savannah… (sorry for the strange frasing I just don’t wanna spoil anything)

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I would recommend it.

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